Cross-docking may just represent the single biggest opportunity today for retailers and wholesalers to streamline the industry's complex distribution system. The practice, in which products typically are transferred from manufacturer to store-bound vehicles at the distributor warehouse without extensive handling or long-term storage, promises to boost efficiency enormously. Thus far, however, cross-docking is only being used sporadically by a few manufacturers and distributors for shipping ...
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